SSS #003: Checklists and charity with Martin Dowsett


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In this interview, Martin Dowsett ( tells us how he uses checklists to make sure small but important things don't get forgotten.
He also tells us how he brought a project that was over budget back on track, and how he created and used a set of guiding principles to keep it there.
This interview is also available as a video at
This is one of Pragmatic PMO's interview series "Scary Scars Shared". In these interviews, Ken asks Real Project Managers to share in around ten minutes what they learned from their most successful and their challenging project management experiences (scars).
Sharing short, sharp, project lessons interviews like this is just one of the pragmatic pointers recommended in Ken's book “Learning lessons from Projects: How it works, why it goes wrong, and how it you can do it better”, available from Amazon

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